Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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John Thom (of Patricroft)

From Graces Guide
1902.
January 1902.
September 1902.
1906.
February 1911.
Sept 1949.
Deep well pump at Markham Grange Steam Museum

of Canal Works, Patricroft, near Manchester. This was a small works located by the Bridgewater Canal, 150 yards north of Nasmyth Wilson's Bridgewater Foundry.

Founded by John Thom.

Variously advertised as John Thom, John G. Thom, John K. Thom, John P. Thom and John Z. Thom. Perhaps he was using this variation to track his different advertising routes?

1908 John P. Thom of Canal Works were advertising as arterial well engineers[1]

1911 John P. Thom of Canal Works were advertising as arterial well engineers and contractor to HM Government[2]

1922 John Thom Ltd, Artesian Well Engineer, Canal Works, Patricroft, Lancs. T. A.: " Thom, Patricroft." T. N.: Eccles 69. Manufactures.—Pumps of all descriptions, compressors, steam engines, oil engines. Mineral, oil and artesian well borers.

1949 John Thom Ltd of Canal Works, Patricroft, near Manchester.


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Sources of Information

  1. Post Office Home Counties Directory 1908
  2. 1911 Slater´s Manchester, Salford & Suburban Directory (Pt 3)